Indianapolis, Indiana – Physical Therapists Ed Jones, PT, DHSc, OCS and Emily Slaven, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, and students of physical therapy Joel Coffman, SPT, Carl Stones, SPT, and Maggie Stratton, SPT have been invited to speak at the 2019 American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists’ Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida on October 26th, 2019. Drs Jones and Slaven are faculty at the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy where Joel, Carl, and Maggie are current Doctor of Physical Therapy Students.
The title of their presentation is Generation Z: What Do You Want From Me? Manual Therapy and Today’s Physical Therapy Student. In this presentation, information about Generation Z, how they like to learn, and their expectations of higher education will be discussed. Based on student feedback and current evidence, options for best practice for learning and teaching manual therapy will be reviewed, including an innovative, online delivery model to explore and share manual therapy content. This student-driven and -created model will bring a new dimension to the teaching of manual therapy in DPT programs.
The theme of AAOMPT’s 2019 Annual Conference is “Redefining Musculoskeletal Health.” The event regularly draws more than 700 physical therapists from around the world. For more information about AAOMPT or its upcoming annual conference, visit the organization’s website.
About the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
The American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) is a national organization representing more than 2,000 physical therapists, who are the leading researchers, academicians and clinicians in the field of spinal and musculoskeletal care.